Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Merry Christmas!


Though this picture was not taken in the county, it is a Highland tree.  Ten years ago this Christmas tree represented Highland to the nation on the capitol lawn.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Beautiful December Morning

A few inches of snow and cold water at the New Hampden Damn, Blue Grass, VA
Taken by Doug Puffenbarger

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Dreaming of a White...


Thanksgiving! We'll have to wait to see if Christmas will be white as well.
Jersey steer on Davis Run, south of McDowell.
Photo by Nancy Vance

Monday, November 24, 2014

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

November Sky


Taken yesterday evening on Davis Run, south of McDowell.
Photo by Nancy Vance

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Fall Fog


Though the autumn leaves have fallen, and we've had a skiff of snow, with more to come, fall remains a warm and recent memory.

-Overlooking the Monterey Valley,
-Posted by Michael Bedwell  

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Taste of Winter


Highland's first snow of the season, taken from Allegheny Mountain, looking east.
Photo by Doug Puffenbarger

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

"Hello Autumn"

"Autumn has showed up a little early this year and the trees are absolutely beautiful!"
Blue Grass, Virginia
Taken by Terri Puffenbarger


Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Monday, September 1, 2014

Old Time County Fair

Old truck at the truck/ tractor pull
 

Fair ride silhouette in the sunset.

Old time county fair in the mountains of Highland County
Photos taken by Doug Puffenbarger

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Foggy August Mornings

Looking into Highland County from atop Shenandoah Mountain

Taken at the foot of Trimble's Knob, just south of Monterey


According to an old saying, for every fog in August there will be a snow in February.
Have you been counting?

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Spring Herald



Bloodroot, so prolific along Highland County's roadsides.
This clump is south of McDowell on Bullpasture River Road.
Photos by Nancy Vance

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Spring, at Last!

Even though it's indoors, this lily knows that spring is finally here.
At home, in Monterey
-Posted by Michael Bedwell

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

April Fool!


But, 48 hours ago, this was for real!
Taken on Davis Run, south of McDowell, by Nancy Vance.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Another Snow Storm Hits Highland



Beautiful Reflection
Taken in the New Hampden area of the Blue Grass Valley.
Photo by Doug Puffenbarger

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Highland's Elixir


Pure Highland County Maple Syrup
There's nothing else like it!
Photo by Nancy Vance

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Jeweled Trees


After the snow, the sun came out to light the jewels in the trees.
-Yesterday, near Monterey.
Photo by Michael Bedwell